Temporal and environmental patterns of sedentary and active behaviors during adolescents' leisure time.

@article{Biddle2009TemporalAE,
  title={Temporal and environmental patterns of sedentary and active behaviors during adolescents' leisure time.},
  author={Stuart J H Biddle and Simon J. Marshall and Trish Gorely and No{\"e}l Cameron},
  journal={International journal of behavioral medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={278-86}
}
BACKGROUND There is great interest in young people's overweight and obesity. Few data, however, describe when sedentary and physically active behaviors are likely to occur during the day or how these behaviors are related to location. PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to describe sedentary and active leisure-time behaviors of adolescents across the day and setting. METHOD Adolescents (male n = 579, female n = 967; aged 13-16 years) completed time-use diaries for three weekdays and one… CONTINUE READING